Tag Archives: June Tabor

June Tabor & Oysterband’s Ragged Kingdom

Tabor has reunited with the Oysterband for a second album, Ragged Kingdom and the two suit each other better now than when the first album, Freedom and Rain, made in 1991. Considering that the first album was magnificent, many of … Continue reading

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June Tabor and the Oysterband at the Nightstage

On a cold winter night, friends dragged me, protesting, into Cambridge to see a show that I had no interest in seeing. When we walked into the (late, not terribly lamented) Nightstage, there was an odd mix of people: older … Continue reading

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June Tabor at Minnemeers Theater

I have seen June Tabor live numerous times in recent years and I thought I knew what to expect at her concerts. I own just about every recording she ever made, the first review I wrote forGMR, when it was … Continue reading

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June Tabor’s A Quiet Eye

A new recording by June Tabor allows me to pursue further the special relationship which, unknown to her, we have had since the late Sixties. Tabor left her home in Leamington Spa in the English Midlands, where she had begun … Continue reading

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June Tabor’s An Echo of Hooves

If anyone could pull off a whole album full of dark dismal ballads it must be June Tabor. And she certainly proves it on this album. Tabor stirred up a lot of interest with her debut album, Airs and Graces, in … Continue reading

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